Business Minded IT Project Manager in Burnsville, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/18/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Run project team meetings to drive completion of tasks, work through bottlenecks, assess risks and raise issues to management. Gather, validate, analyze, and present results to project teams and senior leadership.
  • Monitor project and portfolio performance. Create, and update timelines, develop risk management, status reporting and manage cross functional interfaces to ensure timings are met for all projects.
  • Ensure necessary reporting and cross-regional/channel leverage takes place, including periodic presentation to the Strategic Leadership Team
  • Update existing and contributing to new Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and process documentation.
  • Undertake detailed project planning & documentation (defining project deliverables, success criteria, dependencies, change control, risk management) including escalating risks & issues as required.
  • Develop project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring feasibility
  • Ensure that project is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Measure project performance using appropriate metrics
  • Report and escalate concerns to management as needed
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Facilitate delivery team meetings and ceremonies (Kanban, agile)
  • Lead continuous improvement for the team
  • Serve as a product or process owner as needed
  • Act as a consultant and provide and promote project management expertise across Curi.

Skills

  • Strong critical/analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Highly organized and able to meet task timelines to realize project benefits
  • Ability to multi-task and oversee diverse initiatives and individuals
  • Ability to build strong rapport and credibility with the business and IT teams
  • Strong focus on design quality and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve difficult situations
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders with minimal supervision and ensure requirements are fully understood and deliverables meet quality standard

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • A degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Science subject
  • 8+ years of experience in project management
  • Exceptional process and analytical capabilities
  • Experience working in an Agile team and methodology
  • Able to identify and implement process design and re-engineering to achieve both incremental and transformational business impact.
  • PMP certified or other comparable training/experience

Preferred Education and Experience

  • 5+ years of product management experience

Job Requirements

Undertake detailed project planning & documentation (defining project deliverables, success criteria, dependencies, change control, risk management) including escalating risks & issues as required.

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